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Innovation and more efficient technology has been instrumental in making renewable energy solutions a competitive alternative to yesterday’s energy sources. This is positive for the financing of new projects, still a large number of good renewable projects in Europe, ready to be built, remain without adequate financing.  This shows that innovation in financing models is […] Read more …
In economics, most “normal” and mature markets find a balance between supply and demand over time. Within the energy sector, companies, NGOs and many stakeholders have focused on a supply-side driven transition from fossil-based to renewable energy. Discussions have been about technology availability, dropping cost curves, public support schemes and investments in generation and infrastructure. […] Read more …
As we prepare for yet another international conference on climate change – the 21st UN organized COP – this time in Paris, many people ask themselves what, if anything, is different this time around. While the climate is on a consistent and scary path to a +2 degree warmer state, for years there has been […] Read more …
On October 23rd, the European Council agreed on a new climate and energy framework for post-2020. Much was written before, and many opinions have been voiced afterwards, about the potential impact of the policy framework presented. When the EU adopted its 20-20-20 targets, it was heralded as daring, ambitious and the benchmark for other nations. […] Read more …
On 1 July 2015 ECOHZ became the first global CDP Gold Renewable Energy Partner. In this interview, Preben Munch, Director, Corporate Customers & Strategic Partnerships at ECOHZ, shares how ECOHZ and CDP will partner to share knowledge and serve the renewable energy community. Why is this partnership important? The climate change challenge that our world […] Read more …
Until recently it was only possible for corporations to produce renewable electricity through complex options like investment in on-site generation and Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA). With ECOHZ GO2 a much-easier-to-implement solution is available. With the announcement on the 29th of April, H&M was the first company to publicly announce that they embrace ECOHZ GO2 as […] Read more …
On a global basis the generation and use of energy is responsible for 40% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. For the global community to succeed in curbing GHG emissions, a rapid transition away from fossil-based generation to more renewable sources is the single most important objective. Of the total electricity used on a global […] Read more …
I had the incredible experience of being part of Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Training in Brazil. If you haven’t seen “An Inconvenient Truth” or “Al Gore’s Ted Talk”, I recommend that you watch them. Al Gore’s passion and commitment is infectious. Listening to his remarkable presentations on climate change, his workshops and the conversations, […] Read more …
What a year 2014 was! Press and media has increasingly displayed an interest in bringing renewables to the front page. This last year brought numerous leading corporates together as we haven’t seen before committing to ambitious renewable goals. The new GHG Protocol Scope 2 Guidance, bringing new clarity and international consistency to how companies shall […] Read more …
ECOHZ has the idea of “Changing Energy Behaviour” as its core focus and vision. It plays out at so many levels – supporting political initiatives and the right policies; establishing standards and industry alliances; giving companies tools in their search for sustainability and enabling consumers to learn and wave their flag by behaving in the […] Read more …